Thursday, December 8, 2016
ATLANTA, Georgia -- On December 17, the Georgia Dome in Atlanta will be filled with talent and determination as some of the best college athletes and coaches in the country compete in the 2016 Celebration Bowl matchup.
The game is based upon the final regular season teams standing in the MEAC football championship and the SWAC championship games. North Carolina Central University 9-2 overall, (8-0) will represent the MEAC and Grambling State University 10-1 overall, (9-0) will represent the SWAC.
“This is the first Celebration Bowl for us,” Malcolm Bell, NCCU’s quarterback said. “Honestly, it’s nothing different about this game besides the huge audience and atmosphere, but at the end of the day football is football.” It all comes down to who wants it more and who executes the best.”
The Virginia native says in order to defeat the Tigers that it’s vital that they come out with energy, effort, execution and enthusiasm.
“Those things a lone can give us the winning edge along with discipline,” he said.